Love attending an event in 2014.
Courtney Love is an American musician and actress who began her professional career in film in 1986 with a supporting role in Alex Cox's (1986); she had prior studied film with experimental director Sid and Nancy George Kuchar at the San Francisco Art Institute in 1984, and appeared in one of Kuchar's short films. After pursuing music and having a successful career as the frontwoman of alternative rock band Hole, Love also had intermittent roles in films, most notably receiving critical attention for her performance as Althea Flynt in Miloš Forman's 1996 biopic , which earned her a The People vs. Larry Flynt Golden Globe Nomination for Best Actress, as well as awards from the Boston, Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles film critics associations. Love later appeared among an ensemble cast in (1998), as well as in a leading role in 200 Cigarettes (1999) alongside Man on the Moon Jim Carrey, for which she received critical recognition. She later appeared in several independent films and short subjects as well as the thriller  (2002) alongside Trapped Charlize Theron and Kevin Bacon, and (2001), for which she received an award for Best Actress at Los Angeles' Julie Johnson gay and lesbian Outfest film festival.
In 2014, Love joined the cast of the
FX series for the show's seventh and final season in a recurring role; this marked Love's debut role in a television series. Sons of Anarchy Subsequent television work included appearances on the ABC-TV nighttime soap  as well as the hit Revenge Lee Daniels drama . Love's acting renaissance is set to continue in 2018, with roles in the Empire James Franco-helmed indie feature as well as The Long Home Justin Kelly's upcoming biopic on J.T. Leroy.
Love has also appeared in a multitude of documentary films as both an interviewee as well as in archival and live footage, including the
Sonic Youth documentary subject (1992); 1991: The Year Punk Broke (1995), which focused on women in alternative music; and Not Bad for a Girl (2011), which documented the life of Love's bandmate, drummer Hit So Hard Patty Schemel.
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Box office (USD)
Club Vatican Girl
George Kuchar Short film
Sid and Nancy Gretchen
Straight to Hell Velma
Tapeheads Norman's Spanker
Bill Fishman Uncredited
Basquiat Big Pink
Feeling Minnesota Rhonda
The People vs. Larry Flynt
Althea Leasure Flynt
200 Cigarettes Lucy
Risa Bramon Garcia
Man on the Moon Lynne Margulies
Joan Vollmer Burroughs
Julie Johnson Claire
Trailer for a Remake of Gore Vidal's Caligula Caligula
Francesco Vezzoli Short film
Courtney In Wonderland Herself
The Long Home Pearl
JT LeRoy TBA
Justin Kelly Post-production
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^ Rathe, Adam (November 11, 2013). "Courtney Love in 'Man on the Moon. '" Backstage.com. Standing Ovation . Retrieved . December 20, 2013
^ a b Johns, Nikara (July 8, 2014). "Courtney Love Joins 'Sons of Anarchy' for Final Season". Variety. Archived from the original on October 10, 2016 . Retrieved . July 9, 2014
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^ Krahn, Angelina (April 8, 2010). "Corruption of the damned: A conversation with George Kuchar". A.V. Club. Archived from the original on November 5, 2013 . Retrieved . October 31, 2013 Courtney Love and Devendra Banhart appeared in Kuchar's class pictures before they were famous.
^ Kowalski, Eileen (July 23, 2001). "Outfest fetes 'G-d,' 'L.I.E.. '" . Archived from Variety the original on February 2, 2016 . Retrieved . January 22, 2016
^ Yablonsky, Linda (February 26, 2006). ". 'Caligula' Gives a Toga Party (but No One's Really Invited)" The New York Times . Retrieved . April 2, 2018
^ Bell, Jason; Goñi, Ramón. "VANITY FAIR - Courtney in Wonderland" . Retrieved – via April 2, 2018 Vimeo.
^ Maas, Jennifer (May 4, 2015). "Casting Net: Courtney Love, Timothy Hutton, Giancarlo Esposito join James Franco's The Long Home". Entertainment Weekly . Retrieved . April 2, 2018
^ D'Nuka, Amanda (August 1, 2017). "Kelvin Harrison Jr., Courtney Love & James Jagger Board 'JT' Biopic". Deadline . Retrieved . October 4, 2017
^ Chung, Jen (August 11, 2003). "Courtney Love Trainwrecks it on The Osbournes". Gothamist . Retrieved . April 2, 2018
^ Sanneh, Kelefa (March 20, 2004). "ROCK REVIEW; Love Lives Through This, Rasping 'Take Care of Me. '" The New York Times. Archived from the original on February 10, 2017.
^ O'Connell, Michael (October 23, 2014). "Courtney Love Joins Fox's 'Empire. '" . Archived from The Hollywood Reporter the original on February 1, 2017 . Retrieved . October 31, 2014
^ Bricker, Tierney (March 11, 2015). "Courtney Love's TV Takeover Continues on Revenge and You Won't Believe Who She's Playing". E! . Retrieved . January 21, 2016
^ Wagmeister, Elizabeth (February 1, 2017). "Lifetime Orders Menendez Brothers TV Movie Starring Courtney Love". Variety . Retrieved . February 1, 2017
^ Petski, Denise (November 3, 2016). ". 'A Midsummer's Nightmare': Courtney Love Cast in Lifetime's Shakespearean Pilot" Deadline . Retrieved . November 4, 2016
^ Daw, Stephen (April 2, 2018). "First Look: See Courtney Love Sashay Her Way to the Judges Panel on 'RuPaul's Drag Race. '" Billboard . Retrieved . April 2, 2018
^ Hyden, Steve (September 14, 2011). "1991: The Year that Punk Broke". The A.V. Club . Retrieved . April 2, 2018
^ Apramian, Lisa Rose (dir.) (1995). Not Bad for a Girl (VHS). Quantum Productions.
^ "Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's Cast". TV Guide . Retrieved . April 2, 2018
^ Kaufman, Gil (February 27, 1998). "Director Misfires with 'Kurt and Courtney' Documentary". MTV . Retrieved . April 2, 2018
^ Fries, Lisa (June 14, 1999). "Clara Bow: Disovering the It Girl". Variety . Retrieved . April 2, 2018
^ Cantor, Steve (dir.) (2000). Bounce: Behind the Velvet Rope (DVD). Stick Figure Productions.
^ Emina, Peter (dir.) (2001). Eminem: Behind the Mask (DVD). Chrome Dreams Media.
^ "Love Joins the 'Last Party. '" NME. August 31, 2000 . Retrieved . April 2, 2018
^ Ebert, Roger (April 23, 2004). "Mayor of the Sunset Strip". Chicago Sun-Times . Retrieved . April 2, 2018
^ Love, Courtney (September 26, 2006). (Documentary). Los Angeles: Channel 4. The Return of Courtney Love
^ Patterson, John (November 9, 2012). "Patty Schemel's story is depressingly familiar. So what? It's a great tale". The Guardian . Retrieved . April 2, 2018
^ DeFore, John (March 15, 2011). "Bob and the Monster: Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter . Retrieved . April 2, 2018
^ ". 'Sunset Strip' Slash, Johnny Depp star in new rock doc" Rolling Stone. May 13, 2011 . Retrieved . April 2, 2018
^ Saul, Heather (April 17, 2015). "Cobain: Montage of Heck: Courtney Love says Kurt Cobain documentary brought her and daughter Frances Bean Cobain closer". The Independent . Retrieved . April 2, 2018
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